Contrary to popular belief, the wive’s tale of “shuffling your feet” does not work to deter stingrays. Here’s why, and what does work to deter them.
Step-by-step instructions on how to treat a stingray injury from someone that has been stung 4 separate times.
Some of the most essential items for better surfing are often overlooked.
Surfing is a relatively-low cost sport, with the main costs coming upfront. After you buy the board, wax, and (depending on where you live) a wetsuit – you’re pretty much done, right?
Sure. But there are some other items that are absolutely essential to me, yet hardly anybody else uses them.
JBL Spear Guns makes a great ear plug product to help protect surfers, swimmers and divers from surfer’s ear and swimmer’s ear.
The problem is that there is no simple chart that shows how you determine the actual size you need to buy – small, medium or large.
So what I’ve done here is include the actual sizing diagram included on the back of the product. Enjoy.
After being the lucky recipient of 4 stingray injuries, I began experimenting with surf booties that have thicker rubber reinforcement, puncture-resistant materials, and N52 rare earth magnets, in an attempt to deter stingrays and reduce the likelihood of future injuries. Here’s an overview of all that.
Surfers (who must regularly monitor the horizon for waves) are bombarded with UV rays over the course of their surfing career. These rays are compounded, as they reflect off the water.
This post presents the facts about health risks such as cataracts and macular degeneration. I review a number of commercial surfing sunglasses that I’ve personally tried, and I crown my favorite pair. I summarize do-it-yourself options. Finally, I include tips to reduce the fogging and water beading present on surfing sunglasses.
This page argues for the creation of an additional upper size limit for California Spiny Lobster across both the recreational and commercial fisheries.